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Cigar City Brewing partners in homebrewing competition

If you’ve ever wanted to brew a batch of beer with Wayne Wambles, Cigar City Brewing brewmaster, now’s your chance – kind of. Wambles has partnered with VetterBrew HomeBrew Supply in Clearwater for the inaugural Pilot This! homebrew kit and … Continue reading

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A cold beer by the pool is ideal – but make it a good one

One of the joys of living in – or visiting – Florida is the poolside bar at a hotel or resort. Few activities are more pleasurable during our brutal hot summers than sipping a cold beer just a few feet … Continue reading

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Beer in Florida’s Father’s Day Beer Gift list

In years past, the beer consumed by the stereotypical father was usually a watery pilsner mass-produced by a brewery named after a mid-1800s German immigrant. No more. Now dads are as likely to be consuming an IPA, porter, saison, gose … Continue reading

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Craft beer can frenzy keeps growing in Florida

In 2012, Intuition Ale Works in Jacksonville became the first Florida craft brewery to put its product into cans. Tampa Bay Brewing Company, which had been in a friendly race with Intuition to be the first, placed second just a … Continue reading

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